Ibiza Retreat – the quiet side of the island

After writing a few posts about Europe’s crazy night life in Ios and the best beach parties in Europe I thought it was only fair I looked at the quieter type of life that can be found on these islands. In particular the famed party paradise of Ibiza. I have had a colleague write the…

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Bertinoro Emilia Romagna

Travel photography – Bertinoro Emilia Romanga

Most of my travel photography posts are of landscapes or architecture so this one is a little different. During a recent trip to Italy as part of the Emilia Romagna Blogville project I managed to catch a great shot of four other people taking photos at Bertinoro know as the top of the Romagna. You can…

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Getting to know Bologna

I love getting to know a new city especially when I have no expectations and have no plans. For me the best way to explore a city is to not bother with a map, ignore the tourist attractions, wander aimlessly, soak up the atmosphere of local life and watch the comings and goings of the…

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#blogville first impressions

In my previous post I told you about Emilia Romagna’s amazing blogville project. Well I am now here in Bologna, the red city. The first thing I noticed whilst walking the alleyways to the blogville apartment was how the red coloured buildings stood out against the blue sky. This colour immediately made the city seem…

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journeytom says thank you

I launched the travel blog journeytom.com back on the 8th of April 2011 so the site is now 1 year old. I started journeytom as a bit of a hobby as it was something I enjoyed to do so to see it take of and become popular is something I really am shocked about! I…

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Picking the right suitcase, luggage or backpack

This topic is often covered on many travel blogs and in all honesty it doesn’t matter how many tips you read or advice you receive only you alone can pick the right sort of luggage. I have various types of luggage and I use them all for different trips. Thankfully my trusty backpack is still going strong…

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My Top 5: Best Beaches in Europe

I’ve visited a whole load of beaches throughout Europe so it was always going to be a tough choice to pick my top 5 best beaches in Europe but here they are. The top 5 best beaches in Europe that I have decided to pick all mean something to me. I feel that they are…

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